“ILO ILO,” directed by Anthony Chen.

Chen’s lyrical drama about the relationship between a 10-year-old boy named Jiale (Koh Jia Ler) and his caretaker, Teresa (Angeli Bayani), in late-’90s Singapore won the Camera d’Or award for best debut feature film at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Set during the Asian financial crisis of 1997, the film focuses on Teresa’s arrival from the Philippines in search of a better life, and the comfort Jiale takes in Teresa’s expanding role within the family as monetary hardships threaten to splinter his parents’ marriage.

In Mandarin, Tagalog and Hokkien with English subtitles. Not rated. 1:39


Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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